Earlier this week, T-Pain, Dorrough and Young Cash held a video shoot at Jonesboro High School in Atlanta for “I’m A Champion,” the first single from the FULL COURT PRESS, Vol 1 album.
T-Pain was spotted shooting his performance shots in the schools gymnasium sporting a red t-shirt, jeans and Retro Jordans, along with an iced out NB chain. The rapper/singer showed off a few basketball tricks for the video and was overheard showing his support for the upcoming album and praising the songs positive message.
The hard hitting cut “I’m A Champion” also features an appearance by basketball star, Shawn Marion, who will shoot his portion of the video soon. CEO of Full Court Press Records/creator of “Full Court Press Vol. 1” Shannon “Slam” Ridley and record label executive Joseph Charles were on set, alongside director Randy Marshall & G Visuals.
FULL COURT PRESS Vol. 1 features 10 brand new tracks including “Welcome to NY” with Iman Shumpert & Ma$e,“Winning Streak” with Twista, Willie Taylor & Carlos Boozer, “Go Hard” featuring Bun B & Stephen Jackson, “We Hoopin’ (Yeah Boy)” with Charlie Villanueva & Royce Da 5’9 , “Bang ‘em Down Low” featuring Soulja Boy, Glen “Big Baby” Davis and Maurice ‘MoPete’ Peterson, “Airtime”featuring Future, Sean Garrett, Rocko & Lou Williams and much more to be announced soon. The album will be released later this year in collaboration with The Cherry Party, a newly formed record label in joint venture with Sony Music. Full Court Press has also partnered with the ‘nPlay Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to win the fight against childhood obesity, to host play events in selects schools across the country.
AllHipHop caught up with T-Pain, Dorrough, Young Cash, and Slam to discuss the project and what fans can expect. Check out the recap video below.
Also check out these photos from the video shoot below.
Photos by Thaddaeus McAdams, Exclusive Access.net